In a long-term project called "Drawing the line", I draw chalk-lines on the streets, sidewalks or pavements to illustrate the idea of passage. I capture these in situation actions using serial color image superpositions, where I merge a temporal sequence into one single picture. My images show the “before" and the “after". They reconfigure the time and the action of passing on the street. Through the walk, crossings, steps and relays, I show the ephemeral nature of movement. I highlight the history of territories and freedom. I take these pictures form my surroundings in Brooklyn (NY) where I live, in Canada my home country, or in locations where I feel transformations are happening due to gentrification, industrialization or desertion. These urban sceneries appear in the background as a main component of my work. In the foreground of my photographs, I am drawing a line that links multiple self-portraits. This represents my time line. Thus, a double dimension appears in seeing my work: there is not only the action of a subject in the space, but multiple time layers that altogether create one unique image and story.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2018.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016.

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2016

Untitled, archival print on Hahnemühle paper, 26 x 16 in, 2017

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